Job Opportunities

JOB TITLE:  Regulatory Scientist II

FUNCTION:  Nutrition & Regulatory, RDS

COMPANY NAME:  The WhiteWave Foods Company

INDUSTRY:  Consumer Packaged Goods

LOCATION:  Louisville, Colorado, USA

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:  With our pioneering Horizon Organic, Silk, International Delight and Land O’Lakes brands in North America and Alpro and Provamel brands in Europe, WhiteWave Foods has made healthy, alternative food choices mainstream, creating not just new categories, but a new consumer mindset. At heart, we are creators, engaged in the making of a new kind of Food Company.  We are unique in possessing both the creativity and the scale not only to meet the world’s emerging needs, but to shape them, and help define the future of food.

As we experience growth, and as our portfolio of products grows, we maintain a constant focus on our environmental and social responsibilities. We pursue reductions against waste, water usage and greenhouse gas emissions throughout our operations, focusing on our plants and our company owned farms. We are also champions for food security, lending our support to national hunger relief organizations and those that operate in our local communities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Provide regulatory compliance and nutrition leadership and support for WWF businesses, working closely with cross-functional partners. Must have demonstrated proficiency to interpret food labeling regulations and laws and identify viable creative solutions to support innovation and growth.

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Regulatory compliance and label creation (70%)
  • Create Nutrition Facts Panels and ingredient lines for all products 
  • Provide consumer-facing label reviews and guide Creative team on label design
  • Approve raw material and finished goods specifications
  • Interpret US and international regulations for foods and supplements to ensure regulatory compliance 
  • Review and approve packaging, advertising, website and communication materials
  • Register products, maintain and submit documentation and invoices from state regulatory agencies
  • Guide external resources on projects involving international labeling regulations and registrations
  • Develop international technical data document process and database for International Logistics and Export teams
  • Coordinate efforts for internal and external requests of technical product information
  • Partner with State agencies, third parties and internal accounting offices to ensure compliance with state bottle bill requirements
  • Substantiate and align product claims for compliance and ensure documentation in place
  • Manage internal nutrient database by assuring robust nutrient data from suppliers, USDA and chemical analysis
  • Orchestrate nutrition analytical testing, sample submission and documentation management
  • Coordinate non-GMO Project compliance internal verification documentation
  • Lead documentation control and system testing for regulatory team

Business Building & Growth (30%)

  • Influence regulatory direction and drive strategy on cross-functional teams at all points in the stage-gate process
  • Apply nutrition expertise to identify nutrition opportunities and guide strategic nutrition direction
  • Support substantiation of product and nutrition claims and product naming in new areas
  • Collaborate with product developers to evaluate supplier data for new or novel ingredients
  • Monitor food labeling regulatory activity; assess business opportunities and impact to brands

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or Food Science, or related scientific field; MSU food law labeling certificate strongly desired
  • 8 years of experience in a Regulatory Compliance (food labeling) role with a CPG food manufacturer; experience in food labeling for nutrition-focused products (cereals, bars, shakes, meals) and/or supplements 
  • Demonstrated proficiency to interpret U.S. food regulations and strong ability to navigate international labeling regulations 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Knowledge of food composition as it relates to food labeling 
  • Ability to handle complexity, multiple projects and requests, and short timelines
  • Strong drive for results and ability to bring projects to completion
  • Good judgment, decisiveness, and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with labeling databases, computer software and systems
  • Detail oriented, accurate and excellent record keeping skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and problem solving
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

WhiteWave Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to give equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, genetic testing information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, military service, status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, disability or any other consideration made unlawful by state, federal or local law. All employment practices and personnel actions, including hiring, termination, job assignment, compensation, discipline, and access to benefits and training are made without regard to any status protected under applicable law. It is our policy to select the most qualified person for each position in the organization, whether that is a new hire, a transfer to another position, or a promotion.

This policy applies to all persons involved in the operation of WhiteWave Foods, including, but not limited to, employees, vendors, customers and their employees, contract and temporary workers and anyone else on the Company's property.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN – Part Time – SNF Setting

Mountain Vista is immediately interviewing for this part time RD position.

  • Call for information: Jim K  303-421-4161

Work Days:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 24 hours/week  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assesses nutritional status, therapeutic diet(s), enteral nutrition, and patient condition; identifies actual and potential problems and communicates changes in patient status, needs or condition to the interdisciplinary team when applicable.

  • Document nutrition assessment on Point Click Care, MDS documentation, and care plan on assigned residents.

  • Monitor resident weights and recommend interventions as needed

  • Attend IDT care conferences

  • Monitor resident meal service and communicate with kitchen staff to assure dietary and clinical issues are in sync.

Facility Location:

Mountain Vista Retirement Community

4800 Tabor St. (near I-70 / Ward Road exit), Wheat Ridge CO 80033, 303-421-4161

We are located in Wheat Ridge near the Golden-Arvada-Lakewood area. We have elders in skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent cottages.  Mountain Vista is a CCRC situated on a landscaped 15 acre campus with beautiful residences and buildings.

Fast track hiring sequence:

  • Interview, job offer, background check, drug screen, reference calls, new hire paper work, Tuesday orientation training class

How to apply/arrange for interview:

  • Apply in person, bring resume to: 4800 Tabor St, Wheat Ridge CO 80033

  • Complete application form, stay for same day interview

  • Email resume to: jkaspar@abhomes.org


Consultant Dietitian (2 positions available)

Posted April 2017

Company/Location: 

Nutrition That Works, LLC - Yuma, CO & Holyoke, CO

Job Description and Requirements:

Exciting opportunity for a consultant dietitian to join our team. Opportunity is for 2 days per month in a long term care facility located in Yuma, CO and 1 day per month in a long term care facility located in Holyoke, CO. Position is completing nutrition assessments and working with the interdisciplinary care plan team.

Position offers excellent compensation and flexible schedule!

Candidate must be accredited by the CDR and be licensed in the state of Colorado. A minimum of 1 year of clinical experience is desired.

Other opportunities available: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Contact

Sarah Carnathan

Please send resume to: rd@consultantdietitians.com

919-308-8175 [tel]

http://www.consultantdietitians.com

Manager, Nutrition Outreach

Posted March 2017

The Manager, Nutrition Communications Outreach for the National Cattleman's Beef Association extends beef nutrition resources to health and nutrition professionals and bloggers through in-person and online engagement, targeted immersion experiences and outreach tools, ultimately providing increased visibility for beef and its benefits among this important audience. This position supports NCBA’s Nutrition and Innovation strategies, which are based on the beef industry’s Long Range Plan.    

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